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A film by: Ivete Lucas & Patrick Bresnan

Intimate glimpses of one very special day in the lives of high-school seniors from an industrial corner of the Florida Everglades: prom’s over, the future is uncertain, and the irresistible pull of the beach makes the long-time friends drive 60 miles to chill, pose and revel in the waves.

Country: USA
Length: 16’50″
Completion: 05/2018
Genre: documentary
Themes: coming of age, youth
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: English
Subtitles: English, French

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Festivals:

  1. Director’s Fortnight, France (9 – 19 May, 2018)
    Official Selection Won: Illy Short Film Award
  2. Sheffield Doc/Fest, United Kingdom (7 – 12 June, 2018)
    Short Film Competition
  3. Champs-Élysées Film Festival, France (12 – 19 June, 2018)
    Official Competition
  4. Kallida Music & Arts Festival, United Kingdom (22 – 24 June, 2018)
    Sheffield Doc/Fest program
  5. Guanajuato International Film Festival, Mexico (20 – 29 July, 2018)
    Official Selection
  6. Kinemastik International Short Film Festival, Malta (27 – 29 July, 2018)
    Neck of the Woods
  7. Dokufest International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Kosovo (3 – 11 August, 2018)
    Short Dox Competition
  8. Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, Brazil (22 August – 2 September, 2018)
    Official Selection
  9. Silhouette Film Festival, France (24 August – 1 September, 2018)
    Official Selection
  10. Pancevo Film Festival, Serbia (5 – 9 September, 2018)
    Official Selection
  11. Camden International Film Festival, United States (13 – 16 September, 2018)
    Official Short Film Selection
  12. Message to Man International Film Festival, Russia (15 – 22 September, 2018)
    International Competition
  13. LA Film Festival, United States (20 – 28 September, 2018)
    Official Competition
  14. Encounters Festival, United Kingdom (25 – 30 September, 2018)
    Competition
  15. Hamptons International Film Festival, United States (4 – 8 October, 2018)
    Short Documentary Competition
  16. Mill Valley Film Festival, United States (4 – 14 October, 2018)
    Short Film Competition
  17. Carbonia Film Festival, Italy (9 – 14 October, 2018)
    International Competition
  18. BFI London Film Festival, United Kingdom (10 – 21 October, 2018)
    Official Shorts Selection
  19. Valladolid International Film Festival, Spain(20 – 27 October, 2018)
    Time Of History – Documentary Competition
  20. Morelia International Film Festival, Mexico (20 – 28 October, 2018)
    Mexican Documentary Short Film Section
  21. Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden (22 – 28 October, 2018)
    International Competition
  22. Curta Cinema – Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival, Brazil (24 – 31 October, 2018)
    International Competition
  23. Denver Film Festival, United States (31 October – 11 November, 2018)
    Official Selection

Director: Ivete Lucas, Patrick Bresnan
Producer: Ivete Lucas, Patrick Bresnan, Maida Lynn
Co-Producer: Maida Lynn
Executive Producers: Gill Holland, Linda Dodwell, John Copeland and Beth Earl
Executive Producers: The Guardian: Charlie Phillips, Lindsay Poulton
Cinematographer: Patrick Bresnan, Joaquin del Paso
Sound: Eric Friend
Editor: Ivete Lucas
Protagonists: Jamelia Burroughs, Christopher Burgess Jr., Na’Kerria Nelso